Derwentwater

Keswick Launch Company

Overview

Daily launches around the lake stopping at Keswick, Nichol End, Hawes End, Low Brandlehow,, High Brandlehow, Lodore and Ashness Gate.

What makes it special

  • Messing about on the water

Hostels nearby

YHA Keswick External

YHA Keswick

Free wi-fi
Licensed bar
Private rooms available

Keswick Launch Company

Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5DJ

Map references

OS Grid Ref: NY264228

Lat/Lng: 54.5951, -3.1395924

Contact information

Other things to do nearby

Theatre by the Lake

Theatre by the Lake

One of the most beautifully located theatres in England, hosting film and literary festivals throughout the year.

Derwentwater boat trips

Boat trips on Derwentwater

Cruise the lake stopping at the lakeshore jetties where you can change boats, or enjoy the 50 minute trip around Derwentwater.

The Puzzling Place

The Puzzling Place

Stuffed with puzzles, gadgets and curiosities The Puzzling Place is guaranteed to have something to amuse, entertain or puzzle you.

climbing

Climbing in Wigton

There are fantastic crags, climbing and bouldering in the area, just make sure you look across the valley to get the best views from the top!

Walking and Rambling in Keswick

Walking and Rambling in Keswick

A walk up Skiddaw, one of the four 3,000s, rewards you with fantastic views over Derwentwater and Bassenthwaite while Blencathra with its many ridges, including Sharp Edge, is for the more adventurous

Mountain Biking in Keswick

Mountain Biking in Keswick

Whinlatter Visitors Centre is just five miles from YHA Keswick with some of the best purpose built single track mountain bike trails in the country.

Cycling in Keswick

Cycling in Keswick

From YHA Keswick there is a cycle route to suit everyone, whether you’re looking for a gentle ride following the River Greta along an old railway track to tackling the famous 112 mile Fred Whitton cha

Road Cycling in Keswick

Road Cycling in Keswick

The C2C route is a 225km route traversing Northern England from Whitehaven or Workington on the West coast to Tynemouth or Sunderland on the east.

Climbing in Keswick

Climbing in Keswick

For an accessible road-side route try Little Chamonix for an entry level climb.

Watersports in Keswick

Watersports in Keswick

Within a three mile radius of Keswick you can try canoeing, sailing and kayaking, all available on Derwentwater.

Museum

Keswick Museum and Art Gallery

With its large collection of exhibits, the museum is a fascinating place to discover old Keswick and the Lake District. See the museum website.

The Pencil Museum

The Pencil Museum

Enter through a graphite mine replica and follow the path of pencil making from the reign of Elizabeth 1st to the present day.

Keswick Adventure Centre

Keswick Adventure Centre

Offering multi-activity courses in everything from ghyll scrambling and zip-wires to raft-building and waterrollerz.

mountain biking

Mountain biking in Hawse End

Experience the thrill of two wheels. See the world from a different angle, get the excitement of speed and learn how to handle your bike on the rough stuff while staying in control

climbing

Climbing in Hawse End

Try one of our courses and explore all of the fantastic crags, climbing and bouldering in the area.